2015-02-20

Surface restoration planned for courthouse tank

"It's been there a long time and looking at the poor thing, I don't think it's seen much TLC since the day it was dumped on its platform." - Dave Rambow, local historian and S.A.L. member

Pipestone’s branch of the Sons of the American Legion (S.A.L.) is planning to repaint the tank on the Pipestone County Courthouse lawn. The 33-ton demilitarized tank was procured by the Pipestone American Legion and VFW from the U.S. Army, largely through the efforts of John Piszek, a local American Legion member, and placed at its present location in January 1962 […]